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Republicans take $400k from casino mogul accused of sexual assault

Casino magnate Steve Wynn has been accused of extensive sexual misconduct with female employees in his Las Vegas casino. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images politics In accepting the cash, the party says Steve Wynn has denied wrongdoing and [...]

Man accused of shooting officer charged with murder attempt

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) – Court records say a man accused of shooting a Davenport police officer has been charged with attempted murder. Scott County District Court records say 27-year-old Brett Dennis also is charged with weapons possession [...]

Iraq’s Militias, Accused of Threatening U.S., Pose a Quandary for Iraq

When the United States said this week that American forces in Iraq faced threats from Iranian “proxies,” it was referring to the armed groups that helped fight the Islamic State and have bedeviled Iraq ever since. The Iraqi armed [...]

Man accused of mishandling gun, killing Mississippi woman

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) – A convicted felon is accused of fatally shooting his sister-in-law while mishandling a gun at a Mississippi home. The Natchez Democrat reports 29-year-old Travion Marell Williams was arrested Saturday on charges [...]

Indiana man accused of posting Trump threats on Facebook

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) – Federal charges have been filed against an Indiana man who authorities say threatened to shoot President Donald Trump in Facebook posts. The indictment says 20-year-Steffon Gonzalez posted on March 28 that he was [...]

Australian party accused of asking US gun lobby for money

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia’s prime minister has accused an influential minor political party of trying to “sell Australia’s gun laws to the highest bidders” by asking the U.S. gun lobby for donations. Prime Minister [...]

Woman who accused lawmaker meets with Tennessee governor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A woman who has accused a Tennessee state lawmaker of sexual misconduct says she has met with Gov. Bill Lee to talk about the Republican. Christi Rice confirmed in a text message she had met with Lee on Thursday. [...]

Acting mayor accused of conspiring with ex-mayor, arrested

PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says a former Florida mayor conspired with the city’s acting mayor to intimidate a police officer who was involved in arresting him on attempted murder charges last [...]

Activist Accused of Inciting Hatred Helped Kazakhs Flee China’s Camps

HONG KONG — For six days a week, every week, in a crowded office in Kazakhstan’s largest city, Serikzhan Bilash had been ringmaster of one of the most influential efforts detailing China’s internment of Muslim minorities. Clad [...]

Pope Defrocks Theodore McCarrick, Ex-Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse

On Saturday, the Vatican spokesman, Alessandro Gisotti, told reporters that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith had extended Mr. McCarrick a penal process in which “all his rights were respected” and that his “lawyers [...]